Area

The original 'core' area of Wabakimi Provincial Park that was regulated in 1983 comprised about 155,000 hectares (ha). In 1997, the park was expanded by about 737,000ha creating a total area of 892,061ha. Wabakimi is Ontario's second largest provincial park, larger than Algonquin or Quetico and Woodland Caribou combined but with far fewer visitors and no entry quota or campsite assignment systems.

The chart below provides a comparison of the area of Wabakimi Provincial Park to that of other popular canoeing provincial parks. Descriptions of commercial and recreational land uses and activities currently permitted ineach of these parks are available in their respective policy reports posted in the Crown Land Use Policy Atlas.

Ontario's Popular Canoeing Provincial Parks

ID No. Park Name
Hectares
km2
Acres
Mi.2
P2558
Wabakimi
892,061
8,921
2,204,330
3,444
P1915
Algonquin
772,300
7,723
1,908,390
2,982
P2370
Woodland Caribou
480,064
4,801
1,186,260
1,854
P2588
Quetico
475,782
4,758
1,175,680
1,837
P331e
Killarney
48,500
485
11,983
187
Totals
266,8707
26,687
6,486,643
10,304




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